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Notebook Reviews: AMERICAN PSYCHO

Mary Harron – 2000 Mary Harron’s screen adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 novel, American Psycho starts off well enough but it soon loses its lustre and becomes rather irksome. The first 45 minutes or so of this satirical thriller [...]

August 17, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Terrence Malick’s KNIGHT OF CUPS

If you’re not a fan of Terrence Malick’s ethereal style of filmmaking then 2015’s  Knight Of Cups isn’t for you. Malick once again eschews a traditional plot and narrative, flitting between disconnected voice-overs and dreamlike [...]

January 14, 2021

A Look Back At Christopher Nolan’s DARK KNIGHT Trilogy

Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins took The Dark Knight and transported Bob Kane and Bill Finger’s iconic creation into the real world. Hauling characters such as Ras Al Ghoul and The Scarecrow into the narrative enhanced the psychological ante [...]

July 29, 2020

Why Ben Affleck Was A Great BATMAN

Ben Affleck was a great Batman and the perfect fit for a screen incarnation of Bob Kane’s iconic superhero. Movies In Focus thought that Affleck would make a great Batman going back to Good Will Hunting and Armageddon. He had the build and the [...]

April 11, 2020

The 2020 Golden Globes Full Nominations List

It’s easy to become cynical when you write about movies. You get to see the good, the bad and the ugly and sometimes that makes you jaded. However, there’s nothing like watching quality movies succeed and when you see the list of [...]

December 9, 2019

Oscars 2019: The Winners At The 91st Academy Awards

In the end there were no real surprises at the 91st Academy Awards – only disappointments. The awards were pretty much spread evenly across all the likely candidates, but there will be gripes, complaints and arguments about nearly all winners [...]

February 25, 2019

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